SMITH, Verne D., age 75, of Brooksville, FL, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born in Pensacola, FL and came to the area 45 years ago from Winter Haven, FL. He was a retired Air Force veteran and Lutheran by faith. He was a life member of DAV, a member of the Lions Club and the past Mayor of Masaryktown, FL. He is survived by his wife: Joan of Brooksville, FL; son: Verne II of Hernando, MS; daughters: Rhonda Smith of Brooksville, FL; Debbi Bon of Masaryktown, FL; brother: Lowell of Venice, FL; sister: Yvonne Mulbauer of Milton, FL; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A gathering for friends will be 12-1:00pm, Mon., June 30, 2014 with a memorial service beginning at 1:00pm at the Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army.
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Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory Brooksville Chapel
2 South Lemon Avenue Brooksville, FL 34601
Published in TBO.com on June 27, 2014